Five Techniques To Help You Relax There are a lot of relaxation techniques available to help people relax and a lot of variations even in the same technique. Most people want help to relax when they are having trouble getting to sleep so most relaxation techniques have sleep as their ultimate goal but some of these techniques can also be used to help people calm down when they are wound up. The first relaxation technique listed here, deep breathing, is often taught to people as part of an anger management training programme as it can be a useful tool to help people remain calm and in control of themselves when…
Whilst working on a new project I discovered some work I did to change my distorted thinking habits was actually only half the work I needed to do.
Depression is a difficult thing to get rid of when you are prone to all varieties of it. Here is the tale of my latest run-in with the beast.
Something that has been bothering me lately is why my self soothing behaviours have increased when they should have decreased.
It's four in the morning and there's nothing to do so I decided to write about nothing.
Life is a never ending stream of wins and losses. I'm winning and losing too but, these days, I try to focus more on the wins.
My gambling problem continues to plague me so I've had to use several of the life skills I've learned to try and overcome it.
In a web world filled with scam artists, con merchants, rip off rogues and worse how can you tell who to trust? Me? Maybe not.
Mental Health Defenders And Mental Health Saboteurs. The diagram above illustrates what can be either mental health defenders or mental health saboteurs. These are six areas of life that can help protect people from mental health problems but they can also make people more vulnerable to them. They can work to help people recover from problems or push them deeper into distress. The healthier these areas of life are the better equipped people will be to deal with the things that happen to them. The mental health defenders can be like a ring of defenses surrounding a person. The more of these you have around you the more protected you…
A trojan horse infection on my computer triggers pessimism and paranoia. These activate my post traumatic stress disorder and my reactions cause more harm than the trojan itself!